[IPython-dev] multiple worksheets and tabs

Dennis Sun dlsun@stanford....
Sat Jul 7 01:53:05 CDT 2012


Thanks Brian. I'm going to give this a crack over the next couple of days.
I'm probably not going to have a complete solution given my lack of
Javascript skills, but hopefully it'll be something off which we can build.

- Dennis

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:

> Our existing Notebook class (notebook.js) will have to be refactored
> into two pieces:
>
> Worksheet (which manages a sequence of cells)
> Notebook (which manages a sequence of worksheets)
>
> This is a serious amount of JS coding, not particularly hard, but
> there are a lot of moving pieces.
>
> * Then there is the creation of the UI within these classes.
> * We will also probably have to do some new layout logic to manage the
> scrolling properly.
> * Finally, there are issues with focus/refresh/etc.  These will be
> pretty subtle.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Dennis Sun <dlsun@stanford.edu> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I've heard that iPython will support multiple worksheets in the future,
> with
> > the idea being that each worksheet would get a separate tab. It seems
> like
> > this would be an extremely useful feature that I would like to try to
> > implement myself if it's not already in the works. Just so that I don't
> > rediscover the wheel -- what are the conceptual or technical difficulties
> > that are holding a feature like this back?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Dennis
> >
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